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  1. D

    Crop problem or sick chicken?

    I have a Buff Orpington about a year and half old and I’m worried there’s something wrong. I noticed her crop isn’t extremely full lately like it usually is. Her crown looks normal and she’s running out playing with the flock too. She laid her last egg the beginning of December and then had...
  2. J

    Sick Chicken- headed withdrawn, diarrhea, holding foot up

    I am new to keeping backyard chickens and this is my first experience with a sick chicken. This hen is a Rhode Island Red, she’s about a year and a half old (she’s currently molting). We live in Iowa where the weather has been cold the last few weeks. This weekend I noticed a severe case of comb...
  3. U

    mareks or vitamin deficiency?

    I have a hen who is about 9ish months old. First she had coccidiosis, all chickens was treated with corid. Right after that she had a impacted crop which I did take her to the vet for and she was given metoclopramide 5 ml. While still dealing with the crop issue I took her back to the vet 2...
  4. LukasChickens

    My young chicken is very sick... please help :( (eyes, belly)

    Hello everyone! I need help with one of my chickens. Three days ago she started to be very sad, her belly was swollen so we thought that she had "water belly" and also her poop was really weird it was white and much like liquid, it wasn't normal. The next day we got syringe and a 18G needle we...
  5. C

    Bloody stool

    I have found a couple piles of poo latley that have some blood in them. It’s not runny the poop is still solid and the blood is almost congealed. What can I do for this? For it mean they are sick?
  6. veery67eggy

    watery bubbles in eyes, possible MG?

    Today I noticed my light brahma (in a flock of 6) has watery eyes with small bubbles at the corners of both eyes. She hasn't laid in the last few weeks (though it's also winter in upstate New York), and is otherwise completely herself. She happily goes for treats, eats, drink, has no issues...
  7. P

    Please help! Cocci, worms? Or something else?

    I have a flock of 15 girls and about a week and half ago I found blood in stool and immediately treatment them all with Corid, I did the regular dose for 7 days and now I’m doing the half dose for another 7 days in water, some who looked a bit off got it for 3 days through syringe. I did not...
  8. DuckDuckPromise

    Please Help, Sick Chicken!

    Hi, our Easter Egger is about 5 years old and Thank The Lord, has always seemed really healthy. Today when we went to feed them, she was extremely lethargic, and very puffed up. We thought it was strange, but went about what we were doing. Then, tonight, she wasn’t on her normal roosting spot...
  9. N

    Hen won’t open eyes

    My silkie hen (about 5-6 months old) refuses to open her eyes. It’s been like this for around 5 days now, and while at first she opened them occasionally, now she doesn’t at all. 3 days ago I moved her inside with food, water, and a heat lamp, and gave her a scrambled egg which she ate. I made...
  10. Chickadee00

    Help sick hen

    My hen seems strange, when I watched her this morning, she was standing puffed up, I was worried so I checked her mouth, smells normal, not sour, her poop hold looks normal too. Her poop was a bit strange kind of red, so I'm suspecting that was blood, anyone ever had a case like this? Pls help...
  11. D

    Runny and bloody nose? Should I be worried?

    My Buff Orpington is about a year and a half and currently keeps getting dried blood under her nostrils. We also noticed she keeps scratching her nose with her claws as well. Today she sneezed and clear snot came out. Should I be concerned or be doing anything more?! Currently we started...
  12. D

    Hen with small nosebleed? Help ASAP!!

    My hen is about a year and a half and we noticed a slight nose bleed! Nothing major like long drippings but we noticed dried blood by the base of her left nostril. She’s a buff Orpington and the weather has dropped to the 30s but during the summer it’s usually 110. Is it something to do with...
  13. F

    Diarrhea?

    Okay ever since I got Shelby she’s been an unhealthy chicken, always wants to be left alone and is very flighty. I brought her inside today because of the frostbite on her comb and she had one solid poop and is now shooting out diarrhea! At this point I’m just not sure what to do with her. For...
  14. M

    Chickens loosing weight

    Hi all! I have a small coop what had four silkies and one olive egger in it. Today I found my olive egger dying in the coop… she was just over a year old, had never payed an egg yet, and had been consistently unwell since I got her. Wry neck, pasty butt, you name it… and she was just recently...
  15. Bochama

    Duck not quacking

    Hello everyone. I have 3 beautiful ducks who I got when they were around a week old. A pekin,rouen and black swedish. My pekin and black swedish are one or two days older and started to quack but my rouen still hasn't started to quack. She also has one wing drooping down which I think is called...
  16. 4

    HELP! URGENT!

    When I saw my chicken this morning (11am I accidentally slept in) I noticed her comb was purple (only the top half.) What does this mean? What should I do? Yesterday she didn’t eat much food which is odd for her and she hasn’t laid an egg in over a week. Please help me. Her energy is good and...
  17. H

    Buff Orphington lethargic with wet beak and neck

    The last few days my 8 month old Buff Orphington has been under the weather, not coming out of the coop, and while normally the chicken will avoid being picked up, I'm now able to move her around and put her in a little cozy container without any fuss. She seems pretty sick and I'm wondering...
  18. C

    VERY lethargic sick chicken please help

    My poor baby susu is a NN silkie bantam. She has always been on the struggle bus. She had a lame leg when I first got her at 5 months and we helped heal that. As soon as she got healthy and walking again, she became our bantam NN silkie roosters favorite. She would often lay on her side when...
  19. Chickenwithnobrim

    Greenish almost blue diarrhea

    So my rescue chicken of unknown age is pooping weird. She is undergoing stress right now due to a really severe molt (in December for heavens sake) but this recent, been happening for 2 days. Not all poops are like this. She's been lethargic since her molt began so I can't tell if it's more or...
  20. fergyc2l2t316

    Chicken leaning head back

    One of my hens has been leaning her head back onto her back and acts like she has something caught in her throat. I can’t find anything on this but there is something wrong with her. Can anyone help me here please? She has been doing this on and off for a week or so. At first she was acting...
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